...Kenji Otonari started a Ni-gun game against Orix earlier today and gave up 3 runs on 9 hits over 7 innings of work. Otonari was apparently able to get ahead in the count but had a hard time putting batters away. He threw a total 129 pitches.
...J.D. Durbin will likely start tonight's game against the Nippon Ham Fighters. Durbin will be going for his first win in his third start of the year.
...Tadashi Settsu appeared in his 40th game last night and had his worst outing of the season: 1 IP, 8 BF, 5 H, 1 HBP, 4 R, 4 ER.